Athletic Trainer – Marlin ISD 7/7

July 8th, 2021

Marlin ISD

Position Type:
Athletics/Activities/Athletic Trainer
Date Posted:
5/19/2021
Date Available:
2021-2022 School Year
Location:
Marlin High School
Closing Date:
Until filled
Primary Purpose:
Plan, coordinate, and supervise all components of the athletic training program for student
athletes. Work under the direction of the team physician to prevent, recognize, assess, manage,
treat, and recondition athletic injuries and illnesses.
Qualifications:
Education/Certification:
Bachelor’s degree
Valid license from Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR)
Current adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED)
certification
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of therapeutic modalities and injury prevention
Ability to provide emergency care and rehabilitation for student athletic injuries
Ability to instruct and supervise student athletes and assistants
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Experience:
Experience as an athletic trainer
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
1. Plan and implement a comprehensive athletic injury and illness prevention program for student
athletes.
2. Provide physical conditioning training to student athletes.
3. Attend practice sessions and athletic contests and prepare athletes using protective techniques
and devices as needed.
4. Provide emergency or continued care and refer athletes to physician for definitive diagnosis and
treatment.
5. Detect and resolve risks to athletes and determine continued participation in athletic events.
6. Develop and establish specific procedures to be carried out in the event of a medical emergency.
7. Provide health care information and counsel and instruct student athletes on subject matter
related to athletic training.
8. Establish and maintain effective communication with students, parents, medical and paramedical
personnel, coaches, and other staff.
Rehabilitation/Reconditioning
9. Plan and implement a comprehensive rehabilitation and reconditioning program for injuries and
illnesses sustained by student athletes.
10. Determine therapeutic goals and objectives for individual athletes, apply therapeutic modalities,
and instruct athletes on proper use of exercise equipment.
11. Fit injured athletes with specialized equipment and oversee its use.
12. Evaluate and record rehabilitation progress of athletes. Develop criteria for progression and
return to practice and competition.
13. Follow and enforce professional, ethical, and legal parameters regarding use of drugs and
therapeutic agents for treatment and rehabilitation of injured athletes.
Administration
14. Coordinate scheduling of athletic physical examinations and screening.
15. Select, train, and supervise student assistants.
16. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents including medical, accident,
and treatment records as required.
17. Maintain an inventory of training supplies and equipment. Requisition additional supplies as
needed.
18. Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Direct the work of student assistants.
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Tools/Equipment Used: Exercise equipment and devices including stationary bike, pulleys,
weights, whirlpool, paraffin bath, ultrasound equipment, and cold packs; automated external
defibrillator (AED)
Posture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and
twisting
Motion: Continual walking; moderate reaching
Lifting: Frequently moderate lifting or carrying (15-44 pounds)
Environment: Work outside (exposure to sun, heat, cold, and inclement weather) and inside;
exposure to noise; exposure to biological hazards, bacteria, and communicable diseases;
frequent district wide and statewide travel
Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; frequent prolonged and irregular
hours
Salary
Based on Marlin ISD Pay scale
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If you have any questions, please email shenderson@marlinisd.org

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